Chiaretto wine contest

The Chiaretto Contest 2018 (“ Palio del Chiaretto ”), the festival of the rosé wine from Lake Garda, will take place in Bardolino from 1 to 3 June 2018. The wineries will be present their italian wines in elegant wooden structures, set up with artistic and floral installations, for tastings, information and promotion.

Garda Classic Car Show 2018

30th June and 1st July a hundred vintage cars will drive through the centre of Bardolino – the perfect event for car enthusiast! A chance to live again the good old days through this vintage car runway show to remember the magnificence of the past.

“Garda della cuccagna” greasy pole competition

The “Gara della Cuccagna” greasy pole competition is held in Bardolino on 10 July 2017. The port of Bardolino hosts the exciting and funny “Gara della Cuccagna” greasy pole competition where participants try to balance down to the end of a pole in order to take a small flag. The tree trunk is 12 meters long and has a diameter of 35 cm. The rules for each round are set up by the jury president.

Vintage & Retro-Markt Brenzone

The “Brenzone Vintage & Retro Market” is held at the heart of Magugnano in Brenzone sul Garda on 19 May, 6/20 June, 4/18 July and 8/22 August 2018. It features vintage articles, antiques, shabby chic products and handicrafts. It addresses tourists and residents on Lake Garda who are looking for clothing and furniture during the summer season, or simply rummage for articles from the past. The “Brenzone Vintage & Retro Market” opens from 6 pm to 11 pm. In case of bad weather, the market will be held on the following day in each case.

Street Wine Garda

Street Wine Garda is where you can taste wines of the 17 wine cellar of Verona. Taking place at the lakeside in Garda it is also an occasion to enjoy Italian food and watch street performances. When? From May 19 to 21 2018 – 5.00 to 11.00 pm.

Italian opera concerts

Famous duets and exciting arias from the most celebrated operas of the Italian repertoire will be staged in the elegant Sala della Disciplina of Borgo Garibaldi in Bardolino. It is a splendid occasion to discover and appreciate the pleasure of opera in an elegant and refined ambience.

Castelnuovo Festival

This tour is your chance to enjoy some of the great street food accompanied by food trucks and craft beer and street food delicatessen. A place to be – May 25 to 27 2018.

Valeggio Fair

Held on the beginning of July Streetfood is a three day long fair where you can enjoy street food, craft market, regional delicacies, books, live concerts and more. July 7 to 9 2018.

10/07/17 || Palo della cuccagna

Il Porto di Bardolino si trasforma lunedì 10 luglio alle 20.30 in un’arena, dove a dare spettacolo ci saranno i pretendenti al cesto enogastronomico della cuccagna. Si rinnova anche quest’anno, infatti, il consueto appuntamento con la gara più divertente, ma anche impegnativa, del Garda, in cui gli atleti dovranno percorrere in piedi un palo di 12 metri per 35 cm di diametro posizionato direttamente sulle acque del porto, fino a raccogliere la bandierina posta sull’estremità e riportarla a terra.